From the Winter, 1993 issue of Touchstone
Is <title>Piety & Popularity by Thomas S. Buchanan

Piety & Popularity

And Peter said, “I do not know the man!”
—Matthew 26:74

Peter’s denial of Christ was his Bathsheba—the fall from grace of a great saint that took many tears to bring about complete restoration. His denial, like most things the big fisherman did, was bold, brash, and emphatic. Most people, however, aren’t quite so ardent, either for good or for evil.

While many of us would be loathe to completely disown our Redeemer, we may be, shall we say, less inclined to let others know our position on abortion or special rights for homosexuals or any other politically incorrect stance that we might hold based on our understanding as Christ . . .


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